Dwight Hall at Yale

Center for Public Service and Social Justice

Opportunities

Below is a growing list of opportunities on campus and within the community. Please note that this list is not yet comprehensive, and that students can reach out to Dwight Hall staff for opportunity inquiries.

If you are looking for post-graduation opportunities, the Yale OCS page has a comprehensive list of short-term opportunities in public service.

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Comcast Cares Day 2017-Outdoor Community Volunteer Project

Open

Together, with Comcast and the New Haven Housing Authority, we will transform Elm City Communities’ McConaughy Terrace site outdoor spaces with plants, flowers, and mulch. We will be doing general painting and clean up projects, and will be creating a family friendly indoor common room for activities and games, learning and more. Help us to create beautiful spaces for the children and families living in this New Haven community. 

Join us as a United Way volunteer at this year’s ... READ MORE

Join New Haven Farms' Rock to Rock Earth Day Bike Ride Team

Unpaid
Open
Want to participate in a fun community event? On Saturday, April 22nd, New Haven will once again witness the wonder that is the Rock to Rock Earth Day Bike Ride, the city’s largest Earth Day celebration. 
 
New Haven Farms invites you to join our team, ... READ MORE

Squash Haven: Latin Tutor Needed

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Unpaid
Open

Squash Haven is looking for a Yale student to tutor a student in Latin. Contact Charlotte Armour at charlotte@squashhaven.org if you are interested!

Strike out Epilepsy with CT Epilepsy Advocates

Health & Medicine
Unpaid
Open

Sign up to volunteer by March 25th to help manage check in and sell raffle tickets for Strike Out Epilepsy​.

Get your calendar and mark this date: Sunday, April 2, 2017, 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm
 
Join the Connecticut Epilepsy Advocates’ “Strike Out Epilepsy” “This is a bowling tournament where the scores don’t matter!  The purpose is just to have an afternoon of fun and interaction while bowling with others living with Epilepsy, along with... READ MORE

Cooking with University Church in Yale at Columbus House

Homelessness & Housing
Unpaid
Open
Columbus House Cooking: UCY cooks a meal at Columbus House homeless shelter on the 2nd Sunday of every month. If you’re interested in helping on Saturday, February 11, 4:00-6:00 p.m. please contact Dianne Davis. (... READ MORE

J-Z AMP Mentor

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Paid
Open
J-Z AMP is an academic mentoring program in which sophomores are paired with sixth-grade student at local middle schools. Each mentor works with the same two students for three years. In addition to regular afternoon sessions, J-Z AMP goes on educational field trips, mentors plan enrichment activities and create lesson plans with their mentees. 
 
Commit to helping New Haven kids stay in school. Get paid at a competitive rate for your hard work. Come to the... READ MORE

Tutoring with Co-Op After School

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Join anytime!

Co-Op After School is a marquee institutional program of Dwight Hall and a prominent after school program in the state of Connecticut.  Serving hundreds of high school children at Co-Op High School, Co-Op provides meaningful opportunities for students to engage with arts and academics in a supported environment.  

Calling all TUTORS to work with these amazing high school students

Opportunity starts 2/28/17 and lasts until 5/4/17

Tuesdays - 2:30 – 4:30p

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Summer Program on Community Leadership & Service

Open

Our Washington, DC based summer institute focused on Community Leadership and Service is now accepting applications for the February 8, 2017 Priority Deadline. 

The Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service (IPVS) is an eight week summer academic internship program sponsored by The Fund for American Studies in partnership with George Mason University. The program offers undergraduate students... READ MORE

2017 Point in Time Count Volunteers Needed

Homelessness & Housing
Unpaid
Open

Greater New Haven Opening Doors Needs Your Help!

On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 (inclement weather date is Wednesday, Jan 25th) from 6:00-11:00pm, the Greater New Haven Opening Doors will be leading community volunteers from across the region in The Annual Point-In-Time (PIT) Count of the region’s homeless. This count is very important! It provides needed data for federal and state funding used to house and maintain stable housing for our region’s... READ MORE

Careers in K-12 Education

Employment & Job Training

Friday, January 20, 1pm-2pm, Hall of Graduate Studies, room 119

Hear recent alums and employers talk about various jobs in the field of Education. Gain a better understanding of what path/roles will fit you best. Panelists will also highlight the differences between working at Independent, Charter, Public and Private Schools.  All students are welcome to attend.

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